56 Africa Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing Africa sayings.

Contents

  1. Africa Sayings
  2. Short Africa Sayings
  3. Top Ten Africa Sayings

Africa Sayings

 

“Nothing but breathing the air of Africa, and actually walking through it, can communicate the indescribable sensations.” —William Burchell

 

“You can’t hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree. You can’t hate Africa and not hate yourself.” —Malcolm X

 

“I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.” —Kwame Nkrumah

 

“I don’t fancy colors of the face, I’m always attracted to colors of the brain.” —Michael Bassey Johnson

 

“Africa is our center of gravity, our cultural and spiritual mother and father, our beating heart, no matter where we live on the face of this earth.” —John Henrik Clarke

 

“Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same. But how do you begin to describe its magic to someone who has never felt it?” —Brian Jackman

 

“Africa is not a country, but it is a continent like none other. It has that which is elegantly vast or awfully little.” —L. Douglas Wilder

 

“I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” —Unknown

 

“Africa had a way of coming back and simply covering everything up again.” —Alexander Mccall Smith

 

“I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.” —Marcus Garvey

 

“In Africa, you know, if you’re poor, at least you can go to the forest and share some mangoes with the gorillas and monkey.” —Emmanuel Jal

 

“I’ve never really wanted to go to Japan. Simply because I don’t like eating fish. And I know that’s very popular out there in Africa.” —Britney Spears

 

“Africa gives you the knowledge that man is a small creature, amongst other creatures, in a large landscape.” —Doris Lessing

 

“Nature is the guardian of Africa. While the sun lights the African sky in day time, the moon begs the world to help her lighting Africa in the night.” —Munia Khan

 

“Everyone is related to Africa; everyone comes from Africa. We are all distant relatives.” —Damian Marley

 

“Africans must change their mind and actions.The keys to building your continent depends on your will-power, persistent effort and action towards self liberation.” —Lailah Gifty Akita

 

“The only thing that makes me sad is that I shall be leaving Africa when I die. I love Africa, which is my mother and my father. When I am dead, I shall miss the smell of Africa.” —Alexander McCall Smith

 

“The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa – for he has so much to look forward to.” —Richard Mullin

 

“You are not a country, Africa. You are a concept.You are not a concept, Africa. You are a glimpse of the infinite.” —Ali Mazrui

 

“The desert loves me. I love the desert. It’s nice to be in the heat in Africa. I love it.” —Liya Kebede

 

“Africa has her mysteries and even a wise man cannot understand them. But a wise man respects them.” —Miriam Makeba

 

“South Africa is blessed to have women and men like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts.” —Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Short Africa Sayings

 

“One cannot resist the lure of Africa.” —Rudyard Kipling

 

“I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.” —Nelson Mandela

 

“There is always something new out of Africa.” —Pliny the Elder

 

“Africa doesn’t need strongmen, it needs strong institutions.” —Barack Obama

 

“The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it.” —George Kimble

 

“Never complete. Never whole.White skin and an African soul.” —Michelle Frost

 

“You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” —Karen Blixen

 

“Even the best cooking pot will not produce food.” —African proverb

 

“Africa suffered under European dominance for centuries.” —Jacob Zuma

 

“We all belong to South Africa, and South Africa belongs to us all.” —Oliver Tambo

 

“Africa is one continent, one people and one nation.” —Kwame Nkrumah

 

“If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.” —African proverb

 

“In Africa you have space…there is a profound sense of space here, space and sky.” —Thabo Mbeki

 

“He who runs after good fortune runs away from peace.” —African proverb

 

“Being from Africa is the best thing that has ever happened to me.” —Unknown

 

“If travel was a drug Africa is heroin.” —Unknown

 

“It’s really beautiful. It feels like God visits everywhere else but lives in Africa.” —Will Smith

 

“If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.” —African proverb

 

“Everything in Africa bites but the safari bug is worst of all.” —Brian Jackman

 

“If there were one more thing I could do, it would be to go on safari once again.” —Karen Blixen

 

“Where water is the boss there the land must obey.” —African proverb

 

“Africa is an extraordinary opportunity at the moment.” —David Adjaye

 

“Ears that do not listen to advice, accompany the head when it is chopped off.” —African Proverb

 

“Africa for the Africans… at home and abroad!” —Unknown

Top ten Africa Sayings

Here you will find Top Ten Africa sayings selected by our team.

 

  1. “One cannot resist the lure of Africa.” —Rudyard Kipling
  2. “Never complete. Never whole.White skin and an African soul.” —Michelle Frost
  3. “I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.” —Nelson Mandela
  4. “The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it.” —George Kimble
  5. “The only thing that makes me sad is that I shall be leaving Africa when I die. I love Africa, which is my mother and my father. When I am dead, I shall miss the smell of Africa.” —Alexander McCall Smith
  6. “Africa is not a country, but it is a continent like none other. It has that which is elegantly vast or awfully little.” —L. Douglas Wilder
  7. “It’s really beautiful. It feels like God visits everywhere else but lives in Africa.” —Will Smith
  8. “I don’t fancy colors of the face, I’m always attracted to colors of the brain.” —Michael Bassey Johnson
  9. “I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.” —Kwame Nkrumah
  10. “Africa had a way of coming back and simply covering everything up again.” —Alexander Mccall Smith

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